AKA One Way Ticket to Hell Pert and pretty high school teen Cassandra Leigh (Barbara Marks) opts for the easy life of a pot-smoking biker in order to avoid the demands of her neurotic career mom (Lucille Price). When Cassandra's grades slip and her college plans fall by the wayside, she marries a love-smitten high school swain (Robert Norman). The devotion of her husband bores the young bride: she looks up her old thrill-seeking buddies and splits from home. ( 15 reviews ) Topics: Semidocumentary, Drama, Crime
Port of New York is a 1949 film shot in semidocumentary style. The film is notable for being Yul Brynner's first movie. The film tells the story of a customs and treasury agent out to stop the distribution of opium, that came in on a ship in the Port of New York but was smuggled off by drug dealers. The leader of the drug dealers is the suave Vicola (Brynner). ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Semidocumentary, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Yul Brynner
The film tells the story of the U.S. Treasury Department who, with the aid of a counterfeiter, try to track down and stop of counterfeiting ring. The counterfeiter, Tris Stewart (Lloyd Bridges) serving time in prison, is released under the agreement that he will assist in the capture of the phoney money printers. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Semidocumentary, Drama, Crime, Film-Noir, Lloyd Bridges
"PORT OF NEW YORK" is a 1949 US-American film noir directed by Laszlo Benedek and shot in semidocumentary style on location in New York City, being 29-year old Yul Brynner's first screen role. He had not begun shaving his head yet. The story is about two narcotics agents going after a gang of murderous drug dealers who use ships docking at the New York harbor to smuggle in their contraband. "PORT OF NEW YORK" ist ein spannender, vor der Kulisse New Yorks spielender,... Topics: Film, Movie, Spielfilm, Krimi, Drama, Semidocumentary, Film Noir, Lazlo Benedek, New York, New York...